Luke

"Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men."
—Luke 2:14

"Glory to God in the highest, And on earth peace, goodwill toward men!" (NU-Text reads toward men of goodwill.)
—New King James Version [1]

"Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to men on whom his favor rests."
—New International Version [2]

"Glory to God in the highest, And on earth peace among men with whom He is pleased." (Literal—of good pleasure; or of good will)
—New American Standard Bible [3]

"Glory to God in the highest, And on earth peace among men in whom he is well pleased."
—American Standard Version

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"And the people asked (John The Baptist), saying, What shall we do then?

"He answereth and saith unto them, He that hath two coats, let him impart to him that hath none; and he that hath meat, let him do likewise.

"Then came also publicans to be baptized, and said unto him, Master, what shall we do?

"And he said unto them, Exact no more than that which is appointed you.

"And the soldiers likewise demanded of him, saying, And what shall we do? And he said unto them, Do violence to no man, neither accuse any falsely; and be content with your wages.
—Luke 3:10-14


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"Be ye therefore merciful, as your Father also is merciful. Judge not, and ye shall not be judged: condemn not, and ye shall not be condemned: forgive, and ye shall be forgiven:"
—Luke 6:36-37

" …sometimes there are) apparent contradictions between the behavior of individuals and their claims of personal change. Many people discuss their purported new awareness as if it were the latest film or diet; yet even this phase may citecede real change. Some people feel as if they are changing in ways not evident to others. Still others go through apparent negative change, periods of withdrawal or emotionality, before achieving a new equilibrium. We can only guess about the changes in another person; transformation is not a spectator sport. And we may even misread what has happened in ourselves …"
Aquarian Conspiracy P. 87—footnote 1

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"But love ye your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again; and your reward shall be great, and ye shall be the children of the Highest: for he is kind unto the unthankful and to the evil.

"Be ye therefore merciful, as your Father also is merciful.

"Judge not, and ye shall not be judged: condemn not, and ye shall not be condemned: forgive, and ye shall be forgiven:

"Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, citessed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again."
—Luke 6:35-38


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"And he spake a parable unto them, Can the blind lead the blind? shall they not both fall into the ditch?

"The disciple is not above his master: but every one that is perfect shall be as his master.

"And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye, but perceivest not the beam that is in thine own eye?

"Either how canst thou say to thy brother, Brother, let me pull out the mote that is in thine eye, when thou thyself beholdest not the beam that is in thine own eye? Thou hypocrite, cast out first the beam out of thine own eye, and then shalt thou see clearly to pull out the mote that is in thy brother's eye."—Luke 6:39-42


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"Then there arose a reasoning among them, which of them should be greatest. And Jesus, perceiving the thought of their heart, took a child, and set him by him, And said unto them, Whosoever shall receive this child in my name receiveth me: and whosoever shall receive me receiveth him that sent me: for he that is least among you all, the same shall be great."
—Luke 9:46-48

"An inexperienced person who seeks instruction in a childlike and unassuming way is on the right path, for the man devoid of arrogance who subordinated himself to his teacher will certainly be helped."
I Ching #4 Line 5

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"And as he spake, a certain Pharisee besought him to dine with him: and he went in, and sat down to meat.

"And when the Pharisee saw it, he marvelled that he had not first washed before dinner.

"And the Lord said unto him, Now do ye Pharisees make clean the outside of the cup and the platter; but your inward part is full of ravening and wickedness.

"Ye fools, did not he that made that which is without make that which is within also? But rather give alms of such things as ye have; and, behold, all things are clean unto you.

"But woe unto you, Pharisees! for ye tithe mint and rue and all manner of herbs, and pass over judgment and the love of God: these ought ye to have done, and not to leave the other undone."
—Luke 11:37-42


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"And I say unto you my friends, Be not afraid of them that kill the body, and after that have no more that they can do.

"But I will forewarn you whom ye shall fear: Fear him, which after he hath killed hath power to cast into hell; yea, I say unto you, Fear him."
—Luke 12:4-5


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"So is he that layeth up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God.

"And he said unto his disciples, Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat; neither for the body, what ye shall put on.

"The life is more than meat, and the body is more than raiment.

"Consider the ravens: for they neither sow nor reap; which neither have storehouse nor barn; and God feedeth them: how much more are ye better than the fowls?"
—Luke 12:21-24


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"And again he said, Whereunto shall I liken the kingdom of God? It is like leaven, which a woman took and hid in three measures of meal, till the whole was leavened."
—Luke 13:20-21

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"O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, which killest the prophets, and stonest them that are sent unto thee; how often would I have gathered thy children together, as a hen doth gather her brood under her wings, and ye would not!"
—Luke 13:34

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"If any man come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple. And whosoever doth not bear his cross, and come after me, cannot be my disciple. For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it?"
—Luke 14:26-28

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"Whosoever shall seek to save his life shall lose it; and whosoever shall lose his life shall citeserve it."
—Luke 17:33

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"And he looked up, and saw the rich men casting their gifts into the treasury.

"And he saw also a certain poor widow casting in thither two mites.

"And he said, Of a truth I say unto you, that this poor widow hath cast in more than they all:

"For all these have of their abundance cast in unto the offerings of God: but she of her penury hath cast in all the living that she had.

"And as some spake of the temple, how it was adorned with goodly stones and gifts, he said,

"As for these things which ye behold, the days will come, in the which there shall not be left one stone upon another, that shall not be thrown down."
—Luke 21:1-6


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